U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell

McConnell talks Ukraine, national policy, Supreme Court with Kentucky business leaders

BY: - August 9, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Addressing Louisville business leaders on Wednesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell highlighted where he agreed and disagreed with Washington Democrats on national policy. He did not mention the indictments against former President Donald Trump or the Kentucky gubernatorial race. McConnell — who is riding a homecoming wave of support after his weekend […]

McConnell says he’s ‘fine’ after freezing up during GOP press conference

BY: - July 26, 2023

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s “fine” after stopping mid-sentence during a Wednesday press conference and being escorted away from the lectern by colleagues.  A McConnell aide later said Kentucky’s Republican senator became lightheaded before stepping away.  C-Span video shows McConnell trailed off while delivering opening remarks to journalists and then stood silent […]

Beshear, Cameron face-off seen as referendum on culture wars in Kentucky

BY: - May 17, 2023

Former President Donald Trump helped deliver the Republican nomination for governor to Attorney General Daniel Cameron, but it’s unclear if the Trump effect will help in his efforts to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. Cameron, whose campaign has been built on his record as attorney general and his conservative values, defeated 11 opponents in […]

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Illegal gun use is making Kentucky more deadly; red flag laws could save lives here

BY: - December 13, 2022

A Lexington wife and mother was killed in her home Nov. 23 — three days after a judge rejected an emergency protective order that police encouraged her to seek. The ruling: “No imminent threat.” The man she was divorcing called police to report he had shot her. Convicted of a past drug felony, he wasn’t […]